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How to install smartmontools on Debian Unstable (Sid)

Install smartmontools

Installing smartmontools package on Debian Unstable (Sid) is as easy as running the following command on terminal:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install smartmontools

smartmontools package information

distro Debian Unstable (Sid)
section Main
name smartmontools
version 6.4+svn4214-1
description control and monitor storage systems using S.M.A.R.T.
subsection utils
maintainer Giuseppe Iuculano

Uninstall smartmontools

To remove just smartmontools package itself from Debian Unstable (Sid) execute on terminal:

sudo apt-get remove smartmontools

Uninstall smartmontools and it’s dependent packages

To remove the smartmontools package and any other dependant package which are no longer needed from Debian Sid.

sudo apt-get remove --auto-remove smartmontools

Purging smartmontools

If you also want to delete configuration and/or data files of smartmontools from Debian Sid then this will work:

sudo apt-get purge smartmontools

To delete configuration and/or data files of smartmontools and it’s dependencies from Debian Sid then execute:

sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove smartmontools